United St Saviour’s Charity is pleased to announce 4 large grant awards in Round 2 of the 2018-19 Community Investment Programme:


Bankside Residents Forum

The Lives of Bankside Residents’ (1 year from September 2018)

Oral history and public film project capturing the lives of local residents, their memories, experiences and opinions in order to influence change in Bankside.


Bede House

Better Futures (2 years from October 2018)

Project to improve the future prospects of women and their children affected by domestic violence, and children and young people from low income households. Individuals will receive practical help, build self-confidence and self-worth, find new friends and gain a sense of purpose and hope for the future.


Link Age Southwark

Connecting communities for positive ageing in North Southwark (1 year from September 2018)

50 older residents in North Southwark will be connected with volunteers and with the wider community through befriending, social groups offering gentle exercise and sharing information about positive ageing.


Southwark Day Centre for Asylum Seekers

St Mary Newington Project (2 years from September 2018)

Expansion of the Charity’s services at its Kennington centre. It will offer advice and advocacy, English language and skills training, a women’s group, art sessions, a crèche, and food and emergency support to improve the life chances of particularly vulnerable and disadvantaged people within North Southwark.


The grants follow those awarded in Round 1 of the 2018-19 Community Investment Programme (April 2018), to Advising Communities, English for Action and South London Cares.


For further information on the grant awards please contact the United St Saviour’s Charity grants team on 020 3 141 3431 / 2.

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